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Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:16:38 GMTJulio Torres, who became a “Saturday Night Live” writer this season, brings a dreamy, off-kilter sensibility to the show.He has never appeared on the show. But if you’ve been surprised by incongruously dreamy comedy this season, chances are he had something to do with it.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:26:09 GMTClaire Danes and Dominic Fumusa in the opening episode of the sixth season of “Homeland.”This Showtime series’s new season is set during a transition to a female president whose relationship to intelligence advisers is dicey.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:29:03 GMTJenna Coleman as the young queen in “Victoria.”Stuffy is not a word that in any way describes this costume drama on PBS about the young queen who would rule an empire.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:35:10 GMTIsabelle Huppert (with Arthur Mazet) plays a rape victim in Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle.”Films like “Elle” and TV series like “Sweet/Vicious” and “Westworld” are depicting sexual violence and its consequences in a new light, with mixed success.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:00:28 GMTJude Law, starring in “The Young Pope.”Call it “Vatican of Cards”: “The Young Pope” is sometimes so bad it’s almost good, our critic says. And Season 6 of “Homeland” brings a note of comfort in troubling times.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 18:11:44 GMTLiu Janmin, left, and Zhang Ling, students at the International Butler Academy China in Chengdu, checking the alignment of glasses on the table for a formal dinner.Butler training programs have seen more recruits in recent years, and many point to “Downton Abbey,” the drama about British aristocrats, which was avidly watched in China.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 06:00:14 GMTTom Hanks in “Bridge of Spies.”Tom Hanks plays an American lawyer defending a Soviet mole in “Bridge of Spies.” And George Clooney joins Julia Roberts in “Money Monster.”
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:54:58 GMTThe Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village. On Wednesday night, the club’s audience was treated to spur-of-the-moment performances by, among others, Aziz Ansari, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld.An audience at the Comedy Cellar in Greenwich Village this week was treated to surprise sets by Aziz Ansari, Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock, Amy Schumer and Jerry Seinfeld.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 18:26:37 GMTFrom left, Louis Hynes, Malina Weissman and Neil Patrick Harris in “A Series of Unfortunate Events” on Netflix.Adapting the books into an eight-part TV series involved creating a world of artifice that mingled ephemera from different decades. (Forget cellphones, though.)
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:13:02 GMTThe actor Joseph Fiennes.The program was pulled before it aired in Britain after an outcry over the white actor’s portrayal of the singer.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:30 GMTJustine Cotsonas and Giovanni Ribisi in “Sneaky Pete.”Bryan Cranston returns with “Sneaky Pete,” a show he helped create about a hustler trying to out-con some cons. And a new “Lemony Snicket” stars Neil Patrick Harris.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 23:11:33 GMTGiovanni Ribisi and Margo Martindale in “Sneaky Pete,” available on Amazon on Friday.In this Amazon series, Giovanni Ribisi stars as an ex-con passing himself off as the long-lost grandson of a clan that runs a bail-bond shop. Bryan Cranston plays his nemesis.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:54:24 GMTJon Hamm, in Season 5 of “Mad Men,” which ran on AMC from 2007 to 2015. The materials that will go to the University of Texas include script drafts, costumes, props and a collection of historical ads.Matthew Weiner, the show’s creator, and Lionsgate, the producing studio, have donated the archive to the university’s Harry Ransom Center.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:54:14 GMTAn exclusive musical number from the popular CW comedy featuring the Tony-winning Ms. LuPone and the Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:00:24 GMTJude Law in HBO’s 10-part series “The Young Pope,” beginning on Sunday.This 10-episode HBO series starring Jude Law features scenes that resemble religious paintings, and then it has serious moments that are laughable.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:03 GMTAndy Cohen in his dressing room, with a Bravo show, “Ladies of London,” on the TV.No one understands our new era of reality-TV populism better than the man who turned “The Real Housewives” into an empire.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:01:14 GMTFrom left, Wanda Sykes, Allen Maldonado, Anthony Anderson and Deon Cole in the “Lemons” episode of “black-ish.” Kenya Barris, this ABC sitcom’s creator, and Anthony Anderson, its star, discuss an episode about the fallout from the presidential election.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 23:11:25 GMTO.J. Simpson, waving at fans in Buffalo, in a scene from “O.J.: Made in America,” directed by Ezra Edelman.There has been grumbling over whether this work should be an Oscar contender since it made the best documentary shortlist last month.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:44:42 GMTOn this week’s podcast, the “Scandal” actress reads Leigh Newman’s story of a family hunting excursion that proves revelatory.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:56:35 GMTJenna Coleman as the young queen in “Victoria.”Daisy Goodwin, the PBS show’s creator, says the queen’s story is “so modern that it still frightens people: a young woman in power.”
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 21:38:29 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump at a news conference at Trump Tower on Wednesday.At a news conference, his language is the language of pre-emptive strikes and confrontation — competing, hitting, winning. And the whole world is his stage.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:19:54 GMTMalina Weissman and Neil Patrick Harris in “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” on Netflix.Netflix serves up “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” with Neil Patrick Harris making a memorable villain.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 20:19:45 GMTEthan Coen, left, and his brother, Joel, at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013.Joel and Ethan Coen will write and direct a new mini-series set in the Old West.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 17:00:26 GMTThe director Paolo Sorrentino. His HBO series “The Young Pope” stars Jude Law as the first American pope.Paolo Sorrentino’s new series stars Jude Law as the first American pope, one cut from a decidedly different cloth as his predecessors.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:03:41 GMTAlicia Keys will be featured on “Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special.”Ms. Keys pays homage to New York in a PBS series, “Landmarks Live in Concert: A Great Performances Special.”
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 06:00:14 GMTAnthony Anderson in “black-ish.”The ABC sitcom “black-ish,” whose Tracee Ellis Ross just won a Golden Globe, re-examines the “I Have a Dream” speech. And Michelle Obama and Stevie Wonder visit “The Tonight Show.”
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 22:04:58 GMTThe actress Danielle Brooks.This actress, known for “Orange Is the New Black” and “The Color Purple,” describes the power of seeing herself on display.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:51:26 GMTDavid Lynch speaking before the Television Critics Association.Mr. Lynch took questions from reporters about the coming revival of “Twin Peaks.” His answers were almost poetic, too.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:26 GMTPresident Obama speaking at the Armed Forces Full Honor Review Farewell Ceremony in Arlington, Va., last week.President Obama gives what is expected to be the last speech of his administration. And Tom Hardy, in a drama he created with his father, plays a shipping heir.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:48:53 GMTKyle MacLachlan as Special Agent Dale Cooper in the original “Twin Peaks.”Showtime’s revival of the 1990s series from David Lynch will debut on May 21 with a two-hour season opener.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 22:35:56 GMTThe actor, best known for “The Wire,” says he can “take off all the masks” when he’s home with his wife and daughter.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 21:38:11 GMTA bevy of after-parties hosted by InStyle, Warner Bros., Netflix and others were held at the Beverly Hilton.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:00:47 GMTInStyle and Warner Bros. host a splashy party following the ceremony.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:35:05 GMTKerry Washington, post-Golden Globes. Of Meryl Streep’s speech, she said that in a democracy, there’s never a time when citizens shouldn’t speak out.Many sidestep politics but say they approved of her speech, with Kerry Washington saying Hollywood shouldn’t be “silenced because of what we do for a living.”
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 20:33:15 GMTGloomy foreboding: Tom Hardy stars in “Taboo,” starting Tuesday on FX.This heavy-breathing new series stars Tom Hardy as a rebellious scion who returns to London from abroad to reclaim his family legacy.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:04:26 GMTJimmy Fallon, hosting the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The broadcast on NBC was a modest success.Early data from Nielsen indicated a 2 percent increase over last year in a sampling of local markets.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:36:45 GMTMeryl Streep, accepting her lifetime achievement award.Highlights from the awards night: the politics, the host, the jokes and the fashion.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:17 GMTMatthew McConaughey on “Big Fan.”Could anyone know Matthew McConaughey better than he knows himself? “Big Fan” puts him to the test. Then check him out in “Dallas Buyers Club.”